Biodiversity and Conservation Class 12 Notes Biology Chapter 15 - CBSE
What are Biodiversity and Conservation?
Forms of Biodiversity
According to IUCN:
Robert May- Global species biodiversity is about 7 million. 70% are animals among animals, 61% are insect species. 22% are plants.
Patterns Of Biodiversity
Reasons For Biodiversity In Tropical Areas
Graph Showing Species-area Relationship
Importance Of Biodiversity
There is no exact answer to this question, but experiments conducted by many ecologists have demonstrated that a system with greater biodiversity is more stable and has greater productivity.
Loss Of Biodiversity
Loss of Biodiversity is the loss of genetic variability, variety of species, and the biological communities in a given area. Some of the causes of this loss are:
Biodiversity is responsible for balancing the ecosystem, cleans the air and water, supply oxygen etc.